Ciarra Jones is a writer, educator, and consultant. Her work centers one core belief: everyone belongs.

Ciarra received her B.A in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and her Master’s of Theological Studies in African and African American Religions with an emphasis in Gender and Sexuality from Harvard University.

In 2017 Ciarra became a public voice concerning diversity and inclusion in higher education when her article, “Grad School is Trash for Students of Color and We Should Talk About That” went viral, resonating with thousands of students globally. To this date, her writing on Medium boasts over 200,000 views, clicks, and shares. Her work has also been featured on Fox Soul TV, BBC, Huffington Post, Elite Daily, Zora, and In addition to higher education, Ciarra’s writing contends with religion, sexuality, gender, and race.

Ciarra offers multiple services including content writing, diversity & inclusion consulting, and writing commissions. In addition, she is a sought after diversity, equity, and inclusion keynote speaker. To inquire about her services, please send her an email via the “contact page.”

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